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Coating Inspector Level 3


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USD 925/-

Course overview:

Are you an IOGS/CCI Level 2 inspector or QA/QC inspector of welding, insulation, fireproofing, or coating professionals like a manager, supervisor, engineer? This is for you!

The IOGS/CCI Level 3 course is designed to expand your knowledge and prepare you for the next level in the coating inspection and quality control field. Among other things, you learn protective coating inspection and quality control as a major covered topic.

This 5-day classroom-based course comes with a written and oral examination. once you clear the exam, which comes up on the fifth day of the course, you become a certified IOGS/CCI Level 3 inspector.

The course holds at a set place, date, and time. Enroll now and join other students under the tutelage of a vast and knowledgable IOGS-appointed tutor and invigilator who instills knowledge in a simple, yet understanding manner.

Topics covered include:

  • Introduction to the protective coating or painting

  • Corrosion

  • Corrosion types and control methods

  • Corrosive environments classification

  • Substrates that require coating

  • Common substrate defects 

  • Rust and blasting grades

  • Surface contaminants

  • Environmental testing requirements

  • Surface preparation methods and equipment used

  • Metallic and non-metallic abrasives

  • Difference between surface cleanliness and roughness

  • Surface profile or anchor pattern

  • Flash rusting

  • Definitions - painting, coating, and lining

  • Basic components of a coating

  • Functions of pigment, binder, and solvent

  • Essential coating properties

  • Curing mechanisms

  • Coating mixing

  • Storage requirements

  • Difference between induction period, pot and shelf life

  • Various types of coating and their compositions

  • Sacrificial and rust inhibitive coatings and linings

  • Organic and inorganic coatings

  • Metallic and non-metallic coatings

  • Powder coatings

  • Pipeline ann buried coatings

  • 3LPE and 3LPP coating

  • Coating application methods and equipment used

  • Application by airless spray

  • Application by conventional spray

  • Application by brush and roller

  • Importance of wet and dried film thickness

  • Single and multi-layer coating systems

  • The function of primer, intermediate and topcoat in a coating system

  • Various type of coating defects

  • Cause of coating defects and their remedies

  • Project coating specification and ITP

  • Drawings and specification review

  • Coating inspection & quality control/assurance

  • Inspector's duties and responsibilities

  • Inspection instruments and their use

  • Visual inspection and common defects encountered

  • Inspection and testing before surface preparation

  • Inspection and testing during and after surface preparation

  • Inspection and testing during coating mixing and before coating application

  • Inspection and testing during coating application

  • Inspection and testing after coating application

  • Inspection and testing of a dried and cured coating

  • Project documentation, reporting, and record-keeping

  • Health and safety considerations

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